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  • How to identify vegetables with pesticide residues or hormone-induced growth?

    2021-05-19 585

    How to identify vegetables with pesticide residues or hormone-induced growth? Notify you of three easy ways to select Yuanfeng vegetables for distribution.

    1. Do not buy vegetables with abnormal shapes and colors. Abnormal vegetables may have been treated with hormones. For example, leek, when its leaves are particularly large and thick, twice as wide as the general leek, it may have used hormones in the cultivation process. Some vegetable color is abnormal, such as vegetable leaves lose their usual green and dark green, green and abnormal, they may spray or soak methamidophos pesticides before harvest, it is not suitable to buy.


    2. Buy fewer insect-laden vegetables. In many vegetables, some vegetables are simply "loved" by pests, such as green vegetables, Chinese cabbage, cabbage, cauliflower and so on. They are multi-insect vegetables. Because of insect infestation, some growers often spray pesticides on them, which simply leads to pesticide residues. Some vegetable insects do not like to eat, such as artemisia, lettuce, celery, carrots, onions, garlic, leek, onion, coriander and so on, may as well choose more.

    3. Don't buy fat vegetables. Because of the excessive application of fertilizer, especially nitrogen fertilizer (such as urea, ammonium sulfate, etc.), the nitrate pollution of vegetables in Dongguan is more serious. The test results of vegetables on the market showed that the nitrate content was placed from strong to weak: root vegetables, potato and taro, green leaf vegetables, cabbage, onion and garlic, beans, melons, eggplant and fruit, edible fungi. Their nitrate content is 10 times more concave and convex. So we should eat as many melons, fruits, beans and edible fungi as possible, such as cucumbers, tomatoes, soybeans, mushrooms and so on.

    The article originated from Jiangmen Vegetable Distribution


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